Stourbridge Railroad (Honesdale-Lackawaxen) and Proposals

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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby EMD8165 » Thu Dec 18, 2014 4:38 am

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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby Max Power » Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:29 pm

More news regarding Stourbridge Line. Can't wait to ride it down to Lackawaxen again.

http://www.wayneindependent.com/article ... /2025/NEWS
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby sallenparks » Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:04 am

Interesting! some of those cabooses look like they came from the Wellsboro & Corning.
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby EMDWC6455 » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:41 am

Look likes things are going ahead the Stourbridge has been in the news lately

http://www.neagle.com/article/20150326/ ... /1994/NEWS

http://www.wayneindependent.com/article ... /1994/NEWS
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby Max Power » Wed Apr 08, 2015 10:48 am

Honesdale-Hawley is a nice, though short, ride. Hopefully they can reestablish the excursions to Lackawaxen soon. Love the passage through those narrow rock cuts. The German style meal at Lackawaxen was tasty too.
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby EMD8165 » Tue Apr 21, 2015 11:54 am

Lots of work continues at the DL&S in preparation for the Grand Opening on May 9th & 10th. The 54 is running nicely and the 2 CNJ coaches are undergoing some serious work and will soon be repainted. 1203 is in the shop and has already been stripped and patched, the 993 is next. Come out for the grand opening on May 9th & 10th to see them and take a ride.

For ticket information, visit:
http://www.thestourbridgeline.net/theme.html


A private caboose train was run on Monday from Honesdale to Lackawaxen and return. It was a leisurely ride with stops to flag most of the crossings since the automatic crossing protection is still off. It rained most of the day but several fans came out to watch and take pictures.
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby EMDWC6455 » Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:31 am

I see the stourbridge line has a Facebook page, A lot of work is geting done on the cars, track etc

Here is there link

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Stou ... 4225398998
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby EMDWC6455 » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:25 am

I see a lot of work has been done lately. Coach 1203 came out of the shop painted like a PRR passanger car, Coach 1993 was being sandblasted and about to be painted. I found them on facebook the excurisons has a facebook page now I will add the link so everyone can check it out https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Stou ... 4225398998
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby thebigham » Sat May 09, 2015 2:09 pm

I just saw a video on Facebook of today's train.

#54, caboose, 2 coaches and another caboose. It looked sharp,

Congrats to the Stourbridge!
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby EMD8165 » Sun May 10, 2015 8:39 pm

Thanks! A lot of time, money and effort has gone into restoring the railroad to operation. I assure you, there is more to come. The official website will be updated as trips are planned and allow you to see when they run and buy tickets online.

http://www.thestourbridgeline.net
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby bvesbc » Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:15 pm

Excursion service to Lackawaxen officially resumes this Saturday July 25th details on the website, and Facebook!!
Upright and on the rail any deviation from this is a problem.
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby SemperFidelis » Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:40 pm

On a recent trainwatching outing my sons noticed that the old ChromaTube building in Whites Mills, PA is being rehabilitated. Does anyone know what is moving in? I suppose if it were a rail related business someone would have posted with a very, very happy post by now.

The siding is overgrown still, of course, but the main body of the building is having extensive work done upon it. A fe years ago Al Siebold from M&E pointed me to the place in pursuit of frac sand drying locations, but (as usual) someone backed out of the funding package at the last minute. Al was a great help, though. Hopefully someone with a similar idea, and more stable funding partners, is running with the idea.

The soonest I'll be out in that direction on a weekday, when I might run into a work crew and be able to ask what's up, is Tuesday. I'll let everyone know what I find out.
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby SemperFidelis » Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:40 pm

Well, Google and the Wayne Independent conspired to burst my bubble with great vigor. Turns out a small, rather high priced, woodworking company is moving from thier location in Honesdale to the former Chromatube Plant:

http://m.wayneindependent.com/article/2 ... /141009841

I suppose we could all keep our fingers very tightly crossed that they'll have enough business to justify a bulkhead flat of lumber at a time.

Dang. I could've used some good news.
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby FLRailFan1 » Sat Jun 25, 2016 7:50 pm

The good news is that the railroad is running...:-)
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Re: New Operator for the Stourbridge Line?

Postby Matt Johnson » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:14 pm

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